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Overview: Train from Cologne to Dunkirk

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Dunkirk cover the 198 miles (320 km) long route taking on average 6 h 38 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Dunkerque.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Cologne to Dunkirk?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Dunkirk, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Dunkirk, France?

When traveling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Dunkirk before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Dunkirk, France to Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Dunkirk is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Dunkirk restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Dunkirk?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Dunkirk closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance between Cologne and Dunkirk by train?

The train distance from Cologne to Dunkirk is around 198 miles (320 km).

What is the Cologne to Dunkirk train travel time?

The train time between Cologne and Dunkirk is on average 6 h 38 min  for the 198 miles (320 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Dunkirk by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Cologne goes to Dunkirk? What train station do I come into Dunkirk from Cologne?

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Dunkerque   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Dunkirk train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Dunkirk most often arrive at Dunkerque and need to travel around 0.4 miles (683 m) from this train station to the city center.

How many trains are there to Dunkirk from Cologne a day?

The average number of trains departing Cologne for Dunkirk is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Dunkirk
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Köln Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Köln Hbf for your journey from Cologne to Dunkirk.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB

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